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Hispano Heroes to Speak in Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area

The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area(SdCNHA) is proud to present an inspirational evening with Olympic Gold Medalist in Wrestling, National Wrestling Hall of Fame Member and UFC World Flyweight Champion Henry Cejudo. He will speak to the community about perseverance, dedication, finding your passion and having pride in oneself on September 22,

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Internship Opportunity

National Parks Intermountain Regional Office announces Internship opportunity with Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area.

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Walking Through Our Past

Experience the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area by walking through our past on youth led walking tours with Caminos del Valle. Caminos del Valle is a connection focused walking community and program partner of the Walk2Connect Cooperative. Walk2Connect helps connect people to one another, to the places they live and to themselves through walking.

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Upward Bound Student Interns at the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area

 

Alexander Stokes, a student from Alamosa High School, served a four week internship at the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area during the month of June.

Tori Martinez, the Executive Director for SdCNHA said this about Alex’s internship, “It’s my belief that when a person gets the opportunity to do an internship,

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Intermountain Region Heritage Area Directors meet in Boulder

Across America there are places that are richly layered with stories of people, their traditions and arts, their histories and their breathtaking landscapes. Forty-eight of these areas have been recognized by Congress as places that have made significant contributions to the history of and the formation of the United States.

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Fred “Lightning Heart” Haberlein Memorial July 7th in Antonito

A memorial event will be held in honor of the passing of noted muralist and artist Fred “Lightning Heart” Haberlein on July 7th, 2018 in Antonito, Colorado.

Frederick Fitzjarrald Haberlein, Lightning Heart, was born December 7, 1944. He grew up at the Conejos Ranch on the Conejos River in southern Colorado.

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Update on the Spring Fire our Heritage Area

Hello San Luis Valley tourists and residents,

Here is an update on the Spring Fire in our Heritage Area.

As of 10:20am Monday, July 2nd the Spring Fire was measured at 56,820 acres with 5% containment. There are 550 personnel working the fire.

Road Closures —

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Los Caminos Antiguos Part of ‘Scenic and Historic Byways’ Exhibit at DIA

Los Caminos Antiguos Part of ‘Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways’ Exhibit

Photo Courtesy of Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport is showing off its 26 Scenic and Historic Byways through a collection of breathtaking color photographs. Two photographs from the Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic and Historic Byway are included in the collection,

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Museum and Visitor Center Now Open

Left to Right: Conejos County Commissioner Mitchell Jarvis, Tori Martinez, Emma Roybal, State Representative Donald Valdez

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the reopening of the Conejos County Museum was held on May 11th, 2018 by Tori Martinez, Executive Director for the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area.

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SdCNHA Grant Deadline is June 1st

Grants from the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area are available to local organizations working to promote the mission of the National Heritage Area. The deadline for applying for a 2019 grant is June 1, 2018. Our past grantees have used grant funds to restore historic buildings; provide historical and cultural interpretation;

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